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HAS DOTS APPRERING IN HIS HAIR NO RASHES OR ANYTHING THAT…

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HAS WHITE DOTS APPRERING...

HAS WHITE DOTS APPRERING IN HIS HAIR NO RASHES OR ANYTHING THAT CAN CAUSE THE FLAKED

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the cat's name and age?

LUCKEYY ABOUT 5

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the cat's name?

MR. LUCKY

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about MR.?

NO JUST THAT

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Hello,

My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 35+ years. I would like to assist you.

DFrom your description of the white spots and the skin flaking, it sounds like you may be dealing with Walking Dandruff aka Cheyletiellosis.

This is caused by Cheyletiella mites. These mites can also infect dogs and rabbits. These large mites cause excessive flaking of the skin and are contageous to oter pets. http://www.petplace.com/article/cats/diseases-conditions-of-cats/skin/cheyletiellosis-in-cats-walking-dandruff-mite

I suggest having your Cat seen by the Vet so he can prescribe the proper medication for confirmation and treatment of Walking Dandruff.

Joan

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Cat Veterinarian: Joan, Vet Tech replied 10 months ago
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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